Make it special ...
|for your sweetheart
Breakfast in bed.
Make your sweetheart's favorite meal or take your sweetheart out for a special dinner.
Send your valentine flowers at work. If you are on a tight budget, give just one single hand-delivered flower. Remember, it's the thought not the quantity.
Do something unexpected! Drive across town to take your Valentine out for lunch.
Send a gift basket of indulgent items.
Embroider "I Love You" on his pillowcase. You could also use a water resistant marker.
Poetry is traditional for Valentine's Day. Make up your own or buy a book of love poems that you can read together.
Dedicate a favorite song to your Valentine on a radio show that he or she will be listening to.
Write "I Love You" in lipstick or shaving cream on the mirror. You could also tape a heart with the words "I Love You" if you prefer an easier clean up.
If your sweetheart is going to be away from you on Valentine's Day, get several Valentine's Day cards and put them in different places in his or her luggage.
|for family & friends
Hide a valentine in a lunch box, briefcase or purse. Imagine the smile on their face when they find it during the day.
Carry a pocketful of chocolate kisses. Pass them out as you let the recipient know that you appreciate them.
Go to the American Red Cross and give blood or make a donation in honor of those you love.
Check out your risk for a heart disease.
Sign the back of your driver's license to become an organ donor.
Make your kids valentine-shaped cinnamon toast for breakfast or heart-shaped cookies for a special treat.
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